Converge 17 Youth Conference



A weekend away from normal life to join with hundreds of youth from all over Ohio. Come get inspired and grow in your faith, participate in powerful worship, hear from awesome speakers, attend workshops about topics you care about, help distribute over 60,000 lbs. of food to the community of Lima, OH, and have tons of fun together as a group! 


Friday, March 31 - Sunday April 2. We will depart from COH at 3:30 PM on Friday and return in time for 10:45 AM service on Sunday morning.

*NOTE: Parents, please do your best to have students at the church by 3PM Friday so that we can depart on-time. It's a 2.5 hour drive to the conference and we'll be stopping for dinner, so your help in getting students to the church on-time will help us to make sure we are able to participate in the big group session Friday night. 


Lima, Ohio. The conference is based out of the Elida Fieldhouse, and we will be staying at the Courtyard Lima, which is about 20 minutes away.


We will provide transportation to/from Converge from Community of Hope. Parents who have not yet signed a consent-to-participate form for this year should plan to do so when dropping their student off at the church before we head down.


Open to any students from 9th-12th grade. Whether you're a regular COH Uth attendee or just heard about our retreat from a friend, you are welcome to join us for a life-changing weekend!


Cost for the whole weekend, everything included (transportation, lodging, food except McDonalds Dinner on Friday Night) is $110. Scholarships are available if needed, please indicate on the registration form below.

What to Pack:

-Clothes to wear Saturday and Sunday (We will be outside for part of the day Saturday, so dress accordingly. I hope we won’t need coats, but you know Ohio…)


-A modest swimsuit (no guarantees, but if time allows, our hotel has a pool)



-Prescribed medications (Parents will need to indicate any medications, dosages, and special instructions)

-A Bible

-A pen

-A journal

$5-$10 spending money for McDonalds on way down

I'm in. How do I register?

Fill out the form below. The $110 payment can be turned in anytime before the conference or brought with you that weekend. Checks should be made out to Community of Hope Church.

The deadline to register is March 15, 2017. 

Student's Name *
Student's Name
Phone Number *
Phone Number
Check if applicable: (Jojo will follow up with you)
Check if applicable: (Jojo will follow up with you)